Squeak on the iPad: Cool!


Bert Freudenberg has put up a short video of his port of the Squeak VM (based on John McIntosh’s port for iPhone) and Etoys onto YouTube.

It looks really cool: Multi-Finger gestures on this nice pad computer to let little race cars drive around. I am not sure I’d like to use the screen keyboard for coding in Smalltalk, but as an Etoys-based learning machine, this is really cool.

Now if only Apple’s policy on interpreted languages was a bit more reliable and transparent, we could invest in Smalltalk-based apps for the iPhone/iPad…